an evening list

I love Spring evenings, when the world seems translucent and the birds sound like a Catholic congregation: hallelujah, hallelujah. Their gentle, reverent voices make the light shine with joy.

bright windows
gentle, bee-coloured shadows
children laughing
beach barbecue dinners
smiles full of long, low sunlight
the gentling of the sky
peace & promise
song-filled trees

And some treasures found online recently ...

The true size of countries.

The human brain is hard-wired for rural environments.

Have I shared this before? How folklore haunts the British countryside.

The transformation of the six-year old child.

Nearby Wild.


  1. Your evening list has me longing for early spring - here an autumn list would be entirely different but no less magical.

  2. Lovely! This simple things are always the most precious.

  3. Ohhhh, what you share, sound delicious!!! Thank you!

  4. Your words--and beautiful photo!--capture the loveliness and joy of springtime. Thank you for the links; you always find such good things on the web.

  5. so lovely,
    the way you share spring in words
    and from your heart